Mark Danner Interview: Institute of International Studies, UC Berkeley

Mark Danner: Publications

Books

The Massacre at El Mozote: A Parable of the Cold War (Vintage, 1994)

Beyond the Mountains: The Legacy of Duvalier (Pantheon, 2000), forthcoming.

The Saddest Story: America, the Alliance and the Catastrophe in the Balkans (Pantheon, 1999), forthcoming.

Articles

"The Endgame in Kosovo," The New York Review of Books, May 6, 1999.

"'Members of the Club': A biography of the Bundy brothers, the brilliant Washington insiders who brought us Vietnam," New York Times Book Review, April 4, 1999.

"Operation Storm," The New York Review of Books, October 22, 1998.

"Bosnien: Warum Der Westen Zuschaute," Das Magazin/ Tages-Anzeiger (Zurich), October 2, 1998. [entire issue]

"In the Killing Fields of Bosnia," New York Review of Books, September 24, 1998.

"Slouching Toward Dayton," New York Review of Books, April 23, 1998.

"Bosnia: The Great Betrayal," New York Review of Books, March 26, 1998.

"Bosnia: Breaking the Machine," New York Review of Books, February 19, 1998.

"Marooned in the Cold War: An Exchange between Mark Danner and George F. Kennan, Strobe Talbott and Lee H. Hamilton," World Policy Journal, Volume 4, XIV, No 1, Spring 1998.

"Bosnia: The Turning Point," New York Review of Books, February 5, 1998.


"Clinton, the UN, and the Bosnia Disaster," New York Review of Books, December 18, 1997.

"America and the Bosnia Genocide," New York Review of Books, December 4, 1997.

"The US and the The Yugoslav Catastrophe," New York Review of Books, November 20, 1997.

"Marooned in the Cold War: An Exchange between Richard C. Holbrooke and Mark Danner," World Policy Journal, Volume 3 XIV, No4, Winter 1997.

"Marooned in the Cold War: America, the Alliance, and the Quest for a Vanished World," World Policy Journal, Volume3 XIV, No3, Fall 1997. [This link is to summary of the article.]

"Iran-Contra," in Eric J. Schmertz, Natalie Datlof, and Alexej Ugrinsky (editors), President Reagan and the World (Greenwood Press, 1997).

"Staying on in El Salvador," an introduction to El Salvador: Photographs by Larry Towell (Norton/DoubleTake Books, 1997).


"Guardian Angels," Talk of the Town, The New Yorker, November 25, 1996.

"Hypocrisy in Action: What's the real Iran-Bosnia scandal?" Comment, The New Yorker, May 13, 1996.

"Running Free: Mark Danner on an athlete's trials." Showcase, The New Yorker, February 26 & March 4, 1996.


"Perilous Fight: Haiti's problems will not yield as easily as its Army," Comment, The New Yorker, September 26, 1994.

"House on Fire: America's Haitian Crisis," (hour-long television documentary, co-written with Peter Jennings), Peter Jennings Reporting, ABC News, July 27, 1994.

"Through A Child's Eyes: The Yugoslav War," Portfolio Caption, The New Yorker, April 4, 1994.

"While America Watched: The Bosnia Tragedy," (hour-long television documentary, co-written with David Gelber), Peter Jennings Reporting, ABC News, March 30, 1994.


"The Truth of El Mozote," A Reporter at Large, The New Yorker, December 6, 1993.

"The Fall of the Prophet," The New York Review of Books (review-essay, part 3 of 3), December 2, 1993.

"The Prophet," The New York Review of Books (review-essay, part 2 of 3), November 18, 1993.

"Haiti on the Verge," The New York Review of Books (review-essay, part 1 of 3), November 4, 1993.

"The Price in Haiti," Comment, The New Yorker, October 25, 1993.

"Transatlantic Relations - Confronting the Paradigm Change," in Frye and Weidenfeld (editors), Europe and America: Between Drift and New Order (Bertelsmann Foundation and Council on Foreign Relations, 1993).

"How The Foreign Policy Machine Broke Down," The New York Times Magazine, March 7, 1993.


"During the nineteen-eighties, while Iraqis and Iranians killed one another by the hundreds of thousands...," Comment, The New Yorker, August 17, 1992.

"Postcards From History," Essay, Aperture, Spring, 1992.

"Less than a year after Americans paraded in the streets to celebrate victory in the Gulf War...," Comment, The New Yorker, May 25, 1992.


"With the publication of Oliver North's memoirs...," Notes and Comment, The New Yorker, December 30, 1991.

"Two weeks ago, when Haitian soldiers deposed their country's President...," Notes and Comment, The New Yorker, October 21, 1991.

"To Haiti, With Love and Squalor," The New York Times Book Review, August 11, 1991.

"It is an axiom of governance that power, once acquired, is seldom freely relinquished...," Notes and Comment, The New Yorker, July 29, 1991.

"Like an untreated infection within the political system, the Iran-Contra affair continues to grow...," Notes and Comment, The New Yorker, June 17, 1991.

"Three months after United States Marines liberated Kuwait City, the victors of Operation Desert Storm...," Notes and Comment, The New Yorker, June 3, 1991.

"In November, a year after the Berlin Wall was breached, American troops and airmen by the thousand...,"

Notes and Comment, The New Yorker, January 21, 1991.


"For almost four months, the United States has been sleepwalking toward war...," Notes and Comment, The New Yorker, December 10, 1990.

"A year after the Berlin Wall was breached and the 'post-Cold War era' proclaimed...," Notes and Comment, The New Yorker, November 19, 1990.

"Though the rhetoric surrounding the Middle East crisis has softened somewhat since the threats of mid-August...," Notes and Comment, The New Yorker, October 1, 1990.

"The great public scandals of the last decade are remarkable, above all, for their inconclusiveness, their strange resistance to closure...," Notes and Comment, The New Yorker, September 24, 1990.

"Americans tend to examine distant regimes, and the commitments our government has made to them, only during times of crisis...," Notes and Comment, The New Yorker, September 10, 1990.

"Just past ten on a sunny morning last month in Port-au-Prince...," Notes and Comment, The New Yorker, July 16, 1990.


"Beyond the Mountains," A Reporter at Large, The New Yorker, December 11, 1989 (Part III).

"Beyond the Mountains," A Reporter at Large, The New Yorker, December 4, 1989 (Part II);

"Beyond the Mountains," A Reporter at Large, The New Yorker, November 27, 1989 (Part I)


"The Struggle for a Democratic Haiti," The New York Times Magazine, June 21, 1987.

"A World Without Nuclear Weapons?" Introductory Essay, The New York Times Magazine, April 5, 1987.


"Though Duvalier Is Gone, Haiti Still Needs Help," The New York Times, Op-Ed Page, May 19, 1986.

"What Does Government Owe the Poor?" Introductory Forum Essay, Harper's Magazine, April 1986.

"How Not to Fix the Schools," Introductory Forum Essay, Harper's Magazine, February 1986.

"Gossiping About Gossip," Introductory Forum Essay, Harper's Magazine, January 1986.


"In the Age of Cocaine," Introductory Forum Essay, Harper's Magazine, December 1985.

"AIDS: What Is To Be Done?" Introductory Forum Essay, Harper's Magazine, October 1985.

"Sports: How Dirty A Game?" Introductory Forum Essay, Harper's Magazine, September 1985.

"Will Books Survive?" Introductory Forum Essay, Harper's Magazine, August 1985.

"The Nuclear Dilemma (II): Is Arms Control Obsolete?" Introductory Forum Essay, Harper's Magazine, July 1985.

"Is There A Way Out? Nuclear Strategy and the Plausibity of Hope," Introductory Forum Essay, Harper's Magazine, June 1985.

"Images of Fear: On the Perception and Reality of Crime," Introductory Forum Essay, Harper's Magazine, May 1985.

"On the Consequences of Vietnam," Introductory Forum Essay, Harper's Magazine, April 1985.

"Television Looks At Itself," Introductory Forum Essay, Harper's Magazine, March 1985.

"Who Pays For Economic Change?" Introductory Forum Essay, Harper's Magazine, February 1985.

"Can the Press Tell the Truth?" Introductory Forum Essay, Harper's Magazine, January 1985.


"Prophets of the Holy Land: Scenes From the Future of the Middle East," Introductory Forum Essay, Harper's Magazine, December 1984.

"The Place of Pornography," Introductory Forum Essay, Harper's Magazine, November 1984.

"Terrorism and the Media," Introductory Forum Essay, Harper's Magazine, October 1984.

"Should the CIA Fight Secret Wars?" Introductory Forum Essay, Harper's Magazine, September, 1984.

"Naming the Land: Poetic Variations on An American Theme," Introductory Forum Essay, Harper's Magazine, August, 1984.

 

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